Dustin Williams

Gary C. Johnson, Attorneys at Law - Pikeville
110 Caroline Ave, PO Box 231
Pikeville, KY 41501
(800) 337-4002
www.garycjohnson.com/attorney-profiles/dustin-r-williams/


Dustin has been a member of the Gary C. Johnson team since 2002. Dustin graduated with honors from Georgetown College 1997, with a Bachelor of Arts and a triple minor.

After graduation, Dustin received a scholarship to the University of Kentucky College of Law graduating in 2000. Prior to starting with the firm, he served a two-year term as a senior law clerk to Honorable Peggy E. Patterson, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky. Dustin has previously been named a rising star by Kentucky Super Lawyer, as well as having been named Top 40 Under 40 in Kentucky by the National Trial Lawyers on four separate occasions. He has also been named one of the Top 100 attorneys in Kentucky by the National Trial Lawyers.

Dustin works exclusively in the area of plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation. The majority of his focus is on motor vehicle wrecks with an emphasis on commercial vehicle litigation and complex crash litigation. Dustin has also taught multiple seminars on personal injury covering such areas as presenting damages at trial as well as insurance coverage issues.

Dustin was born and raised in Cumberland, Kentucky, and now practices out of the Pikeville office. Dustin is a very active member of the Kentucky Justice Association as well as the American Justice Association. Dustin has also been received a Distinguished rating from his peers through Martindale Hubbell.

Dustin is married to Leslie Williams, and they live in Pikeville, Kentucky, with their two lovely children. Dustin and Leslie both enjoy volunteering in the community and participating in various organization and committees.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Motor Vehicle Accidents
Personal Injury
Rail Road litigation
Product Defect litigation
Motorcycle Accidents
Crossing Accidents
Workplace Accidents
Mine Site Accidents
Construction Accidents
Explosions and Electrocution
Slip and Fall Claims
Gall Bladder Surgery and Common Bile Duct Injury
Birth Injuries
Claims Involving Prescription Drugs or Medical Devices
Head injury, Concussion, and Brain Damage
Neck and Back Injury
Leg and Knee Injury
Burn Injuries
Mass Torts

BAR ADMISSIONS

Kentucky, 2000
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

EDUCATION

University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky, Juris Doctorate - 2000
Georgetown College,, Georgetown, Kentucky Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Major: American Studies - 1997

HONORS AND AWARDS

Ky Super Lawyer
National Trial Lawyers Association: Top 40 under 40

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Kentucky Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Pike County Bar Association
National Trial Lawyers Association Top 40 Under 40
Super Lawyers Rising Star

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS

Hon. Peggy E. Patterson, United States Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of Kentucky, Law Clerk, 2000 - 2002

FRATERNITIES/SORORITIES

Phi Delta Phi